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Earlier School Start Times Result In Higher Crash Rates For Teen Drivers

New research out of Virginia has some disturbing news for the parents of teenage drivers.

11/24/2014

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Students’ Character Counts As A Predictor Of Success

A new study from the Brookings Institution shows that character skills that improve performance can mean more to success than academic skills.

11/10/2014

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2 Local Professors’ Research Finds Teens Having “Sex Parties” Is Mostly Just An Urban Legend

It’s a sign of the times, stories of sexual misbehavior by seemingly a whole generation of young people. The good news is, say two local researchers, that it’s largely not true.

10/05/2014

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Trends In Teen Drinking Habits

Teenagers who try their first alcoholic drink at a young age are more likely to get intoxicated while young and drink more frequently.

10/03/2014

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Pediatricians Urge Use Of IUDs Or Implants For Teen Girls

Teen girls who have sex should use IUDs or hormonal implants — long-acting birth control methods that are effective, safe and easy to use, the nation’s most influential pediatricians’ group recommends.

09/29/2014

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Police Release Sketches Of Teens Wanted In Attack Of 12-Year-Old In Wheelchair

Police in Delaware are searching for two juveniles who robbed a 12-year-old confined to a wheelchair.

09/09/2014

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Pediatricians’ Rx For Schools: Later Start Times

Pediatricians have a new prescription for schools: later start times for teens.

08/25/2014

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Video Games Impact Kids’ Socialization

I think we are all in agreement that too much time spent playing video games is a bad thing for kids, but what about a few hours a week?

08/11/2014

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Rockstar To Perform At Fundraiser For Charity That Helps Teens Deal With Cancer

A legendary rocker will be in concert at the Kimmel Center on Monday night. It’s a fundraiser for a charity that helps teenagers deal with a cancer diagnosis and treatment.

07/27/2014

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VIDEO: Teens Steal $4,800 In Items From Philadelphia Home

Philadelphia police are searching for three suspects, possibly as young as 13-years-of age, in connection with the burglary of a home earlier this week.

07/18/2014

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3 On Your Side: Safest Cars For Teen Drivers

A national safety organization has compiled a list of cars that are reasonable in price and reliable in safety. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has the details.

07/16/2014

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Legal Medications Being Used To Get High

There was a time when illegal drugs were a major problem with young adults. They still are but now there are equal concerns about legal medications to get high.

07/09/2014

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Study: Teens Who Sext Are Also Having Sex

Teens who sent “sexts” were nearly four times more likely to say they were sexually active, and those who reported receiving a text were also 23 times more likely to have sent one.

06/30/2014

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Women Subjected To ‘Sexual Victimization’ School Years And Beyond

Young women are at greatest risk of being raped between the ages of 16 and 24 and at higher risk in college, where such activity has become rampant.

06/30/2014

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Summer Jobs For Kids Must Abide By Child Labor Laws

For those enterprising youth looking for a summer job, there are some child labor laws that you do need to keep in mind.

06/19/2014

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